MS Day Activity Coordinator

Summary:  The Activity Coordinator, under the supervision of the Manager, MS Day, is responsible for assisting with implementation of  all therapeutic and recreational programs to ensure activities are carried out in a safe and appropriate manner and according to League Policy.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Participates in the planning, development and implementation of quality educational and recreational programming in these categories: fine and gross motor skills, cognition, community integration activities, life skills, and therapeutic recreation

  • Assists with designing a monthly calendar of written, planned daily activities that are age appropriate and culturally relevant for individuals served

  • Develops activities that stimulate interests, rekindles motivation, and provides opportunities for a variety of types and levels of involvement, including small and large group activities

  • Assists with administrative tasks to ensure program notes, attendance, etc. are completed in a timely manner

  • Orders and organizes program supplies within program budget and with proper administrative approval

  • Assists with toileting needs, ambulation and feeding as needed

  • Transports League participants to various off-site programs using League wheelchair accessible bus.

 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Shows dependability by being punctual and maintaining consistent attendance

  • Takes  an active role in leading and teaching others to appropriately lead activities

  • Assists with coordinating speakers and special guests

  • Assists with other duties as assigned

  • Supports the mission of The League by creating a supportive environment for participants and staff

  • Demonstrates the 5 Core Values of The League (Accountability, Participant Focus, Quality, Independence and Mutual Respect)

Qualification/Education/Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Certified Nursing Assistant

  • CPR and First Aid certification

  • Ability to work with a diverse population

  • Valid Driver’s License with less than 2 points on driving record

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Basic computer skills

  • One (1) year experience in the recreation/activity field

  • Three (3) year’s experience working with people with disabilities and/or other special populations

 

 

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A not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) charitable organization, contributions to which are tax-deductible.

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